Geetha Govindam
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Vijay Devarakonda's Geetha Govindam has crossed Rs 55 crore gross mark at the worldwide box office in the first weekend. The movie has emerged as the blockbuster success in just five days.

Vijay Devarakonda is one young Telugu actor, who has been experimenting with his roles in each of his film. His movies like Arjun Reddy, Pelli Choopulu and Mahanati have become blockbusters at the box office. Their success had generated a lot of hype for his latest outing Geetha Govindam. In addition, its promos grabbed many eyeballs and created a lot of curiosity about the film.

The hype surrounding Geetha Govindam made its theatrical rights sell at a record price and the distributors made grand arrangements for its release to cash in on the craze. The movie registered very good advance booking in the theatres across the globe for its opening day. Trade analyst predicted that it would start with a bang at the box office.

The Parasuram-directed movie was premiered in over 160 screens in the US on August 14, a day before it hit the theatres in India. Geetha Govindam opened to a good response and stunned everyone by crossing $400,000 at the US box office in the preview shows. It is a record collection for a young star like Vijay.

Its screening began in the wee hours of August 15 in the Telugu states and some other parts of India and the Vijay Devarakonda and Rashmika Mandanna starrer ran to packed houses almost all centres. Geetha Govindam, which witnessed 100 percent occupancy in the later shows too, collected Rs 16.40 crore gross at the worldwide box office on the first day. It became one of top 10 biggest openers of 2018.

Geetha Govindam garnered positive talk from critics and audiences and the word of mouth helped it go on strength to strength over the weekend. When compared to its opening day collection, the movie witnessed some amount of drop in its business on its second day and that is due to work days. The film kept rock-steady on the following days.

Geetha Govindam has collected Rs 55 crore gross at the worldwide box office in the five-day-extended first weekend. The movie is estimated to have earned around Rs 31.65 crore for its global distributors, who shelled out Rs 15 crore on its theatrical rights. The movie has made 211.00 percent recovery.

Here is the area-wise earnings and distribution rights' price of Geetha Govindam. There are estimated numbers and they may not match with action numbers. All the figures are in Rs and crore.

Area Rights Earnings Recovery (%)
Nizam 4.00 8.70 217.50
Ceeded 2.00 3.35 167.50
Vizag 1.10 2.18  198.18
East 0.70 1.75 250.00
West 0.60 1.39 231.67
Krishna 0.80 1.66 207.50
Guntur 0.90 1.74 193.33
Nellore 0.40 0.68 170.00
AP/T Total 10.50 21.45 204.19
Karnataka 1.30 2.30 176.92
Rest of India 0.50 0.90 180.00
Overseas 2.70 7.00 259.26
Global Total 15.00 31.65 211.00